Archive for 'Real Estate'
Mar 25, 2011 - One of the most expensive repairs your house will ever need is the part you never see. But before you replace the roof, see if a repair is all it needs.
Mar 08, 2011 - The foreclosure law firm we investigated last year - one of the largest in the United States - will soon be going out of business.
Feb 25, 2011 - This reader is unemployed, has a home that's seriously underwater, and has $35,000 worth of credit card debt that she can't pay. What would you advise?
Feb 17, 2011 - One major credit-reporting agency is now including rent payments in credit histories. If more follow suit, it could help renters become homeowners.
Jan 26, 2011 - While housing prices are still dropping, mortgage rates are creeping higher. How high will they go in 2011? Here's Stacy's prediction, along with a round-up of others.
Jan 11, 2011 - A moving company reported a spike in relocations during 2010. They're just not sure whether it means the economy is rebounding or not.
Jan 10, 2011 - The Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled yesterday that if a bank can't prove they own the mortgage, they can't foreclose on a homeowner. A simple ruling that's going to make life a lot more complicated for some of our nation's biggest lenders.
Jan 04, 2011 - Are you worried about ruining your 2011 resolutions already? Then it might be time to re-assess your goals with free online tests of everything from your wealth to your health.
Dec 28, 2010 - As the year winds down, we catch up on our readers' questions – especially the short ones.
Dec 13, 2010 - The housing crisis has taken its toll on homeowners - but not, apparently, on our opinion about home ownership. Not yet, anyway.
Dec 11, 2010 - Lists of "10 Best" or "10 Worst" places to live are often nothing more than thinly veiled attempts at media attention. That being said, like a car wreck, it's kind of hard not to look.
Dec 10, 2010 - In prior stories, we've covered blatant rule violations by lenders and the lawyers they hired to process foreclosures. Turns out some of the lawyers defending hapless homeowners may also be more interested in money than justice.
Dec 06, 2010 - Is the economy recovering? Is the recession double-dipping? Here are a few holiday studies that contain some good cheer.
Dec 03, 2010 - What would you do if you got unsolicited mail saying you're qualified for a special government program and pre-qualified for a special mortgage rate? Here's what I'd do.
Nov 18, 2010 - If you're worried about a double-dip recession next year, don't. But if you're expecting a big recovery, you might be disappointed.